WWC review of this study

The impact of Indianas system of interim assessments on mathematics and reading achievement.

Konstantopoulos, S., Miller, S. R., & van der Ploeg, A. (2013). Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 35(4), 481–499. Retrieved from: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ1019178

  • Randomized controlled trial
     examining 
    19,173
     Students
    , grades
    K-8

Reviewed: February 2015

At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards without reservations
General Mathematics Achievement outcomes—Indeterminate effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

TerraNova mathematics achievement (grades K–2) and Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progres

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grades K-8;
19,167 students

N/A

N/A

No

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More Outcomes
Show Supplemental Findings

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+): Mathematics

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grade 5;
3,267 students

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
12

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+): Mathematics

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grade 6;
1,473 students

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
12

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+): Mathematics

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grade 3;
3,432 students

N/A

N/A

No

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Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+): Mathematics

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grade 4;
3,431 students

N/A

N/A

No

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Reading achievement outcomes—Indeterminate effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

TerraNova reading achievement (grades K–2) and ISTEP+ English/language arts (grades 3–8)

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grades K-8;
19,173 students

N/A

N/A

No

--
More Outcomes
Show Supplemental Findings

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+): English/Language Arts

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grade 3;
3,429 students

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
6

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+): English/Language Arts

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grade 5;
3,260 students

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
6

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+): English/Language Arts

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grade 4;
3,422 students

N/A

N/A

Yes

 
 
5

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+): English/Language Arts

Diagnostic Assessment Tools (DAT) vs. Business as usual

Posttest

Grade 6;
1,470 students

N/A

N/A

No

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